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Wendy Schuller’s EWU women’s basketball team posted a perfect 1000 in this year’s NCAA Academic Progress Report. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Eastern Washington shines in NCAA Academic Progress Report

With women’s basketball leading the way, all 12 intercollegiate teams at Eastern Washington surpassed the NCAA’s academic threshold for competing in the postseason. The NCAA’s most recent Academic Progress Report was released on Wednesday. It covers the last five academic ...

Gage Gubrud (8) will quarterback the White team at Saturday’s Red-White Spring Game at Eastern Washington. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:20 p.m.

Eastern Washington set for game-like Red-White contest

Don’t expect to see a lot of mysteries revealed Saturday afternoon at Roos Field. The Eastern Washington Red-White Spring Game will be all about fun – and showing the coaches something they don’t see in practice or controlled scrimmages. “I ...

Antoine Custer took two kickoffs to the house last year for Eastern Washington. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:18 p.m.

Eastern Washington hopes for another spark on special teams

This is the last of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: special teams. Nothing sparks a football team like a second-half kickoff return for a touchdown. It’s like lightning in a bottle, the kind Eastern Washington ...

Eastern Washington safety Mitch Fettig hauls down a Richmond wide receiver during an FCS playoff game last year. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Eastern Washington secondary is tough, experienced

This is the seventh of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the secondary Those young Eastern Washington cornerbacks sure have grown up. The two-deep of Nzuzi Webster, Victor Gamboa, D’londo Tucker and Josh Lewis have combined ...

Wide receiver Hayden Franco looks for running room Saturday against defensive back Joe Lang. (Jim Allen/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:44 p.m.

Eastern Washington defense highlights Eagles’ second scrimmage

There was a lot to like at Eastern Washington’s second spring scrimmage Saturday. The weather was perfect and the entertainment value was off the charts – and not only because admission was free. Big plays were everywhere, with two long ...

Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best watches his team during a practice session on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Cheney. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Thu., April 20, 2017, 4:01 p.m.

Eastern Washington football plans longer scrimmage for Saturday

Eastern Washington’s scrimmage on Saturday will be longer and more comprehensive than last week’s 61-play affair, coach Aaron Best said. The Eagles expect to run about 80 plays, with a full complement of special teams players “because we want the ...

In this Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, Eastern Washington linebacker Ketner Kupp, left, sacks Idaho State QB Trae Pilster in Cheney. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 3:59 p.m.

Eastern Washington linebackers enjoy running downhill

This is the sixth of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the linebackers Miquiyah Zamora is gone, but he’s still offering pointers to the returning Eastern Washington linebackers. Among other things, says Eagle assistant coach Josh ...

Eastern Washington defensive lineman Jay-Tee Tiuli (left) had a breakout season in 2016. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Wed., April 19, 2017, 4:37 p.m.

Eastern Washington defensive line ready to take the next step

This is the fifth of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the defensive line. New schemes and newfound physicality made a big difference last year for Eastern Washington’s defensive line. The next step: winning consistently at ...

Eastern Washington head football coach Aaron Best addresses his players after Saturday’s scrimmage. (Jim Allen/The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:24 p.m.

Passing game dominates first Eastern Washington football scrimmage

Aaron Best was in a generous mood Saturday. After presiding over his first scrimmage, Eastern Washington’s new football coach gave solid grades to his players and a much-prized “Eastern Kinda Guy” T-shirt to junior safety Mitch Fettig. Moments later, Best ...

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Record: 12-2

Previous game:
EWU vs. Youngstown State

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